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EPA calls on Ghanaians to eschew malicious comments on Appiatse explosion

By Kerziah Ocansey

Appiatse, Jan. 26, – The Executive Director of the Environmental Protection Authority, Dr Henry Kwabena Kokofu has called on Ghanaians to desist from malicious comments regarding the explosion at Apiatse. The town of Appiatse near Bogoso in the Prestea Huni Valley municipality was on Thursday January 20, 2022, totally wrecked in a space of less than 30 minutes after a motorcycle reportedly collided with a vehicle carrying explosives causing a huge explosion.
The effects of the explosion has been detrimental, claiming lives and injuring several others.
Dr. Kokofu during a visit to the town, made a clarion call on all Ghanaians to eschew malicious utterances regarding the incident.
“it is important to note that this was not something that was called for … so we must all desist from instigating and inciting of violence of all forms”.

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